AIG’s Global Legal, Compliance, Regulatory and Government Affairs (GLCR) department is comprised of attorneys and other professionals providing high-quality advisory and transactional support with integrity and objectivity across all parts of the organization. The team ensures an operating environment that minimizes legal, regulatory and reputational risks, complies with all laws and regulations, and enforces AIG policies and procedures.
This is a global, diverse and award-winning team that has been recognized for its leadership and innovative solutions. You will also be eligible to participate in AIG’s award-winning pro bono program.
AIG’s GLCR department is looking for an experienced attorney to serve as Assistant General Counsel managing property and specialty line insurance coverage litigation and providing coverage advice to AIG’s claims organization.
This position will be based out of the New York, NY office and will require the successful candidate to work from the New York, NY office at least 3 days per week.
Manage a litigation docket consisting of coverage litigation matters involving property and specialty policies issued to commercial insureds in all fifty states and abroad;
Manage and partner with outside counsel to ensure high-quality written work product is filed on behalf of AIG member insurance companies;
Make strategic decisions with a focus on consistency and the big picture;
Proactively develop and execute on case resolution plans and recommendations;
Evaluate and make smart, sensible recommendations regarding the filing of potential coverage litigation on behalf of the AIG member insurance companies;
Collaborate with our business partners on strategic and financial decisions, and provide our business partners with legal advice in advance of litigation;
Travel within the U.S. or internationally for mediations, trials, and oral arguments; and
Report to an Associate General Counsel, who has close oversight of the matters handled on their team.
Attorney with at least six years of major law firm experience strongly preferred;
J.D. from an accredited law school and strong academic credentials;
Admitted to practice in at least one state;
Litigation and insurance coverage experience is required; and
In-house experience is useful but not required.
To succeed in this position, the successful candidate must possess the following skills:
Strong initiative and work ethic;
Focused attention to detail and honed analytical skills;
Superior oral and written communication skills;
Strong interpersonal skills;
Ability to be a self-starter and work independently;
Flexibility and a willingness to adapt to changing needs of the organization and/or business clients;
Excellent organizational and time management skills, including the ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment;
Ability to deliver creative and well-reasoned plans to resolve challenges and to execute on such plans;
Ability to thrive in an environment where coordination and teamwork is a priority while also being committed to individual accountability and results;
Ability to motivate and supervise paralegal and administrative staff;
Willingness to be mentored and trained to meet the needs of the organization; and
Sound legal and business judgment.
The base salary range is $115,000.00 - $170,000.00, and the position is eligible for a bonus in accordance with the terms of the applicable incentive plan. In addition, we’re proud to offer a range of competitive benefits, a summary of which can be viewed here: AIG Benefits Overview.
American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance organization. AIG member companies provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement solutions and other financial services to customers in approximately 70 countries and jurisdictions. These diverse offerings include products and services that help businesses and individuals protect their assets, manage risks and provide for retirement security.
What unites us across all of these offerings is our commitment to helping individuals, businesses and communities prepare for and respond to times of uncertainty. Whether serving those facing natural disasters or millions of Americans striving for a financially secure retirement, we have the specialist expertise to help clients better manage risk.
We’re also committed to doing the right thing for our people and the communities where we work and live. It’s why we seek to offer what matters to our ever-diversifying team - like flexible and creative work environments, professional growth opportunities and forums to advocate for one another and incite change. We encourage employees to give back to the causes they care most about, supporting these efforts through our Volunteer Time Off and Matching Grants Programs.